October 2012

Mon
01
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Monday, October 1st
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Wed
03
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Wednesday, October 3rd
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Fri
05
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Friday, October 5th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Sat
06
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Saturday, October 6th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Sun
07
Health Starts Here Demos
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Health Starts Here Demos
Sunday, October 7th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join Amari, Healthy Eating Specialist and Registered Dietitian for cooking demonstrations on Sunday afternoons at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Learn about our Health Starts Here program and how to cook without the use of oil, dairy, or refined sugar. Taste delicious samples and take home weekly healty recipes! Demo times may vary.

Mon
08
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Monday, October 8th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Mon
08
Back to Basics: Knife Skills
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Back to Basics: Knife Skills
Monday, October 8th
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5/person

Good knives are the foundation of a well equipped kitchen and using them doesn't have to be scary or frustrating! "Cut" down on food preparation time and maintain a safe kitchen by learning how to use knives skillfully! This class focuses on basic knife skills including slicing, dicing, chopping, and more! Receive a punch card when you attend any of our Back to Basics cooking classes. Attend 5 classes and receive the 6th one for FREE! Registration required at our Customer Service desk.

Wed
10
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Wednesday, October 10th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Wed
10
Back to Basics: Know Your Grains
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Back to Basics: Know Your Grains
Wednesday, October 10th
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5/person

Whether you are looking to learn the difference between quinoa and kamut or want to learn about the multitude of ways to use nutrient-packed whole grains, this class is for you! This class focuses on the basic ways to use grains including recipes for salads, side dishes, dinners and more! Receive a Back to Basics punch card when you attend any of our Back to Basics cooking classes. Attend 5 classes and receive the 6th one for FREE! Registration required at our Customer Service desk.

Fri
12
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Friday, October 12th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Sat
13
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Saturday, October 13th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Sun
14
Health Starts Here Demos
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Health Starts Here Demos
Sunday, October 14th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join Amari, Healthy Eating Specialist and Registered Dietitian for cooking demonstrations on Sunday afternoons at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Learn about our Health Starts Here program and how to cook without the use of oil, dairy, or refined sugar. Taste delicious samples and take home weekly healty recipes! Demo times may vary.

Mon
15
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Monday, October 15th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Mon
15
Candy Making Class
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Candy Making Class
Monday, October 15th
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10/person

Candy making is a fun and exciting element to add to your culinary repertoire. This hands-on class will provide you with the necessary introduction to this in depth process.  In this class we will learn about the different temperatures and “breaks” of hard candy, as well as the technique of “cooking” sugar. Everyone will get to try their hand at making candied orange peels, and soft caramels.

Tue
16
For the Love of Beer Movie Night
7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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For the Love of Beer Movie Night
Tuesday, October 16th
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

For the Love of Beer is a feature length documentary celebrating the women in the Pacific NW beer industry. The film follows these inspirational women as they struggle to end stereotypes, handle their rising fame, and raise families in a 21 and over lifestyle. They’re not doing it for feminism or equality—they’re doing it for the love of beer. We will be offering a Beer Flight Special at our Brook Bar so grab a cold one and join us in the Lifestyle Center for an evening of fun! 

Wed
17
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Wednesday, October 17th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Thu
18
Health Starts Here Supper Club - Football Favorites!
6:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here Supper Club - Football Favorites!
Thursday, October 18th
6:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10/person

Looking for a night out to enjoy a healthy meal? Bring your friends and family to our monthly Supper Club and enjoy a tasty dine-in five course meal in our Lifestyle Center! This month we will be featuring healthy football favorites for the whole family! All recipes are dairy-free, oil-free, and sugar-free. Registration required at our Customer Service desk.

Fri
19
Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest!
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ City Hall Park in Highwood
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Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest!
Friday, October 19th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
City Hall Park in Highwood, FREE!

The City Highwood and its surrounding communities will again go for the Guinness World Record of most jack-o-lanterns lit at once as it celebrates its Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest! Each day of the festival will include the Highwood Evening Gourmet Farmers Market at City Hall Park, vendors galore, live music, hay rides, a haunted house, pumpkin carving stations, a 5K Pumpkin Run, and a pumpkin pie competition! Whole Foods Market Northbrook and Deerfield will have a great children’s activity area including crafts, a photo booth, samples, face painting and more! Stop by and say “Boo!” Visit http://highwoodpumpkinfest.com/ for more information.

Fri
19
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Friday, October 19th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Fri
19
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, October 19th
5:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 per person

 

Whole Foods Market Northbrook is pleased to continuation the return of Fridays @ FIVE! This fun $5 event is a great chance to taste new wines and sample perfectly paired foods! Come to our Lifestyle Center every Friday night for three freshly prepared appetizers paired exquisitely with two different wines – for only $5 per person! No registration required – pay at the Brook Bar and enjoy delicious food, great wine, and good times!

Sat
20
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Saturday, October 20th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Sat
20
Fall Wine Tasting Event
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Specialty Wine Department
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Fall Wine Tasting Event
Saturday, October 20th
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Specialty Wine Department, $5/person

Join us in our Specialty department for our Fall Wine Tasting event! For only $5, receive a Whole Foods souvenir wine glass, taste over 50 sale wines, and take home a booklet including information on all the wines tasted during the event. This is one event you won't want to miss!

Mon
22
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Monday, October 22nd
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Wed
24
Demo & Dine: Eating Gluten-Free
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Demo & Dine: Eating Gluten-Free
Wednesday, October 24th
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Bring your lunch or dinner to the Lifestyle Center for a free gluten-free cooking demonstration! Learn how to cook without gluten and sample delicious gluten-free recipes. Cooking demo will be followed by a group discussion led by our Healthy Eating Specialist, Amari. Choose between the afternoon (12:00PM) or evening (6:30PM) class to accommodate your schedule!

Wed
24
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Wednesday, October 24th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Thu
25
Back to Basics: Cooking Methods
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Back to Basics: Cooking Methods
Thursday, October 25th
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5/person

Knowing the right cooking method when preparing a dish can make the difference between a successful dish and a phenomenal dish! This class will go over the basic cooking methods, when to use them, and what result they will yield. We will be covering braising vs. roasting, blanching vs. boiling, pan frying vs. sautéing, and baking vs. broiling. We will also cover deglazing, making a reduction, and defining mise en place. Receive a Back to Basics punch card when you attend any of our Back to Basics cooking classes. All classes are $5 each. Attend 5 classes and receive the 6th one for FREE! 

Fri
26
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Friday, October 26th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Fri
26
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, October 26th
5:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 per person

 

Whole Foods Market Northbrook is pleased to continuation the return of Fridays @ FIVE! This fun $5 event is a great chance to taste new wines and sample perfectly paired foods! Come to our Lifestyle Center every Friday night for three freshly prepared appetizers paired exquisitely with two different wines – for only $5 per person! No registration required – pay at the Brook Bar and enjoy delicious food, great wine, and good times!

Sat
27
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Saturday, October 27th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Sun
28
Extreme Halloween Trick-or-Treat Event!
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Store-wide
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Extreme Halloween Trick-or-Treat Event!
Sunday, October 28th
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Store-wide, FREE!

It’s that time again in Northbrook – Halloween! Come to our store on Sunday October 28th from 12-2pm for a store wide trick or treat event! We will be providing Spook-tacular bags to gather your goodies from around the store. We will have several events for kids in our Lifestyle Center – face painting, funny photos, coloring, and Kid's Picks food tasting: fill out your favorites for a change to win a Halloween gift basket! 

Sun
28
Health Starts Here Demos
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Health Starts Here Demos
Sunday, October 28th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join Amari, Healthy Eating Specialist and Registered Dietitian for cooking demonstrations on Sunday afternoons at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Learn about our Health Starts Here program and how to cook without the use of oil, dairy, or refined sugar. Taste delicious samples and take home weekly healty recipes! Demo times may vary.

Mon
29
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Monday, October 29th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Wed
31
Bulk Demos!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Bulk Demos!
Wednesday, October 31st
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join our Cooking @ Home Bulk Specialist Jill for cooking demonstrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday’s at the Cooking Center in the Bulk department! Stop by to see what’s cooking, collect recipes while learning the basics of bulk, and try some tasty samples! Follow Jill on Twitter @NBKBulk to see what’s coming each week. Demo times may vary.

Events At Nearby Stores

Sod Room Presents: Babywearing 101
Saturday, July 12th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Free

Are you interested in Babywearing but not sure how to get started? Are you already wearing your baby bug looking to find a new or better fit for the two of you? Sod Room presents educator and expert Melinda of Babywearing International to bring you Babywearing 101. This class will go over basic safety information, benefits of babywearing for baby and caregivers, and basic carrier types (Mei Tais, Woven Wraps, Stretchy Wraps, Soft Structured Carriers, and Ring Slings/Pouches). Refreshments will be served. Please arrive early to reserve your seat. For more information about Sod Room and Babywearing International, visit www.sodroom.com and www.babywearinginternational.org.

Are you interested in Babywearing but not sure how to get started? Are you already wearing your baby bug looking to find a new or better fit for the two of you?

Fresh Grilled Brats
Saturday, July 12th
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Evanston South, $8

Fresh Grilled Made In-House Brats with a Side Salad 

Fresh Grilled Made In-House Brats with a Side Salad 

Fresh Summer Fare
Saturday, July 12th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Edgebrook Public Library, Free

Summer is filled with neighborhood gatherings and backyard BBQ’s.  Whether you’re inside or outdoors, food is the star of any get-together.  Join us for a cooking class inspired by the bounty of summer.  Call 312-744-8313 to register

Summer is filled with neighborhood gatherings and backyard BBQ’s.  Whether you’re inside or outdoors, food is the star of any get-together.  Join us for a cooking class inspired by the bounty of s